Four dead in Slovakia rescue helicopter crash

A rescue helicopter crashed in Slovakia Friday, killing four people on board, a health ministry spokesperson said.

Mass arrests after thousands rally against immigration in Bratislava

 At least 140 people were arrested Saturday after violence broke out at an anti-immigration rally in Bratislava attended by thousands of people in protest at EU quotas on migrant numbers, local media said.

Thousands rally against immigration in Bratislava

 Thousands of people protested against immigration and EU quotas on migrant numbers at a rally organised by an anti-Islam movement in Bratislava on Saturday.

South Korean man thought to have MERS hospitalised in Slovakia: Official

A South Korean man thought to have contracted the potentially deadly MERS virus was hospitalised in the Slovak capital Bratislava on Saturday, a spokeswoman said.

Andrej Kiska inaugurated as Slovakia`s president

Political newcomer Andrej Kiska was inaugurated as Slovakia`s new president, vowing continued cooperation with the European Union and NATO amid concerns about security in neighbouring Ukraine.

Philanthropist elected first Slovak president with no communist past

Political newcomer and millionaire Andrej Kiska emerged out of nowhere to win a landslide in Saturday`s presidential run-off, preventing veteran leftist Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico from tightening his grip on power.

Kerber puts Germany into Fed Cup semis

Angelique Kerber qualified Germany for the Fed Cup semi-finals on Sunday when she defeated Slovakia`s Dominika Cibulkova 6-3, 7-6 (7/5) in the first of the reverse singles.

Slovakia to prepare for joint bid of 2022 Winter Olympics

The Slovak government approved a report on the progress of its joint bid with Poland to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Krakow, Poland.

Radioactive leaks top priority at Fukushima: nuclear watchdog

Contaminated water remains the greatest challenge at Japan`s Fukushima nuclear plant after the 2011 meltdown, the worst atomic disaster in a generation, the UN`s nuclear watchdog said on Tuesday.

Gunman kills 6 in Slovak capital: Report

The district of Bratislava where the shooting took place was sealed off.